Goodbye old sad peach car park!


Goodbye old sad peach car park! Goodbye old sad peach car park! Hello funksville! Lovely work from Tom Deams for our car park having it’s first face lift in 17 years!...

Celebrating the renewal of our Social Enterprise Mark accreditation


Celebrating the renewal of our Social Enterprise Mark accreditation ‘Making a Mark’ Mark Holder Social Impact Declaration SOFA Project Named from the acronym to Shift Old Furniture Around, ‘SOFA’ Project collects good quality furniture and appliances from local households and businesses in Bristol, to be fully refurbished and sold at as low a price as possible in our retail outlets. We divert items from landfill and unnecessary recycling by collecting unwanted furniture and electrical appliances from households and businesses and then extend their life through re-use. We help those in need by supplying low cost household items through our retail activities. In partnership with other charities, we supply items free to those most in need. To support our activities, we work with other local organisations providing work placements and work experience to those, who, for a number of reasons are currently excluded from the job market. The Social Enterprise Mark criteria includes a requirement for all applicants and renewing Mark Holders to provide ‘social impact statements’, which illustrate how they are striving to meet their social/environmental objectives. Below are examples of how SOFA Project is Making a Mark, striving to create a positive impact on people and planet. Benefitting people and planet We offer work placements and volunteering opportunities to those currently excluded from employment. Working to refurbish the items that we collect provides good training and work experience opportunities. In 2016, we provided over 45 full time work placements to serving offenders from HMP Leyhill, and we also started providing work placements to young people aged 18-24 with learning disabilities. Our main activity continues to be around reuse & recycling, helping to decrease the amount of household...

Furniture Auction in Bristol


Furniture Auction in Bristol When: Saturday 8th and Saturday 22nd October 2016, viewing from 8am and auction from 9am. Where: SOFA Project warehouse, 3 Silverthorne Lane, St Phillips, Bristol BS2 0QD. All stock in our Silverthorne Lane Warehouse must go, it’s our biggest furniture sale ever! Come down to our auction warehouse on Saturday 8th October or Saturday 22nd between 8-5pm to get yourself some bargain furniture. We’re auctioning off; Living room furniture Bedroom furniture Office furniture Kitchen white goods including; fridges, freezers, cookers, washing machines and dishwashers. Top white good brands include; Zanussi, Bosch, LG, Fridgemaster and Beko. and more… Some of our stock:                                            ...